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Latitude: 51.9013 / 51°54'4"N
Longitude: -2.0805 / 2°4'49"W
OS Eastings: 394556
OS Northings: 222527
OS Grid: SO945225
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.NV7
Mapcode Global: VH947.WGGV
Plus Code: 9C3VWW29+GQ
Entry Name: St Gregorys Priory
Listing Date: 12 March 1955
Last Amended: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387868
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475860
Location: Lansdown, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham, St Mary with St Matthew
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
Tagged with: Architectural structure
SO9422NE ST JAMES'S SQUARE
630-1/9/834 (East side)
St Gregory's Priory
(Formerly Listed as:
ST JAMES'S SQUARE
St Gregory's Convent)
House, now priory. c1830-34 with later additions and
alterations. Ashlar over brick (stuccoed at right) with
concealed roof, end stucco stacks with cornices and iron
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and basement, 3 first-floor windows, with
blind entrance bay set back to right and further single-storey
range at right. Ashlar detailing includes end Doric pilasters
to main range, surmounted by crowning entablature.
Ground-floor string course, first- and second-floor bands;
tooled architraves to first-floor windows. 6/6 sashes, in
plain reveals and with sills. Basement has 6/6 sashes.
Entrance at right has flight of 4 roll-edged steps to
part-glazed double doors with overlight set behind 2 Doric
columns with entablature which are surmounted by overhang.
Right range has central multi-pane fixed light with tooled
architrave, cornice on consoles, between 2 round-arched fixed
lights, low parapet and copings. Otherwise right return has
6/6 and 3/6 sashes.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: individual balconies to ground and second
floors have lozenge pattern with cast lead tassels, the design
derived from L N Cottingham, plate 16. First floor has Carron
Company double-heart-and-anthemion motif to continuous
HISTORICAL NOTE: Tennyson lived here.
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
Listing NGR: SO9456022524
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